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Rincon Mountain District (East)

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Gems in Rincon Mountain District (East) - 3

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gem Favorite The cabin at Manning Camp

Manning Camp

(5) Tanque…, AZ
gem Favorite The rocky summit of Rincon Peak rises out of ponderosa pine forests.

Rincon Peak

(4) Mescal, AZ
gem Favorite Bridal Wreath Falls

Bridal Wreath Falls

(15) Tanque…, AZ

Recommended Routes in Rincon Mountain District (East) - 5

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Favorite December is  fine time to hike Rincon Peak.
Very Difficult

Rincon Peak

14.4 mi 23.2 km 4,288' Up 1306.93 m Up 4,288' Down 1306.92 m Down

Mescal, AZ
Favorite Bridal Wreath Falls
Intermediate

Bridal Wreath Falls

5.8 mi 9.4 km 1,066' Up 325 m Up 1,066' Down 324.96 m Down

Tanque…, AZ
Favorite Bridal Wreath Falls
Intermediate

Bridal Wreath Falls Loop

7.3 mi 11.8 km 1,155' Up 351.95 m Up 1,154' Down 351.64 m Down

Tanque…, AZ
Favorite Looking south toward the Rincons.
Easy/Intermediate

Wildhorse to Douglas Springs Loop

3.1 mi 4.9 km 157' Up 47.95 m Up 152' Down 46.19 m Down

Tanque…, AZ
Favorite Mica View Trail looking north at Catalina Mountains. While the trail is wide and smooth, look out for the jumping cactus.
Easy/Intermediate

Mica View - Cactus Forest Mini Loop

2.1 mi 3.4 km 94' Up 28.72 m Up 93' Down 28.49 m Down

Tanque…, AZ

Rincon Mountain District (East) Running

  • 181 Miles 291 Kilometers of Trail
  • 5 Recommended Routes
  • 3 Gems Gems
  • 21 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 25 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 6 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Rincon Mountain District (East) - 47

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4.4 mi 7.1 km #1Fire Loop
Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
3.9 mi 6.2 km #2Miller Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mescal, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Mescal, AZ
11.0 mi 17.8 km #3Tanque Verde Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanque Verde, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanque Verde, AZ 10 
4.0 mi 6.5 km #4Cowhead Saddle
Difficult
Tanque Verde, AZ
Difficult
Tanque Verde, AZ
3.1 mi 5.0 km #5Rincon Peak Trail
Difficult
Mescal, AZ
Difficult
Mescal, AZ
1.3 mi 2.0 km #6Devil's Bathtub
Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
10.2 mi 16.5 km #7Douglas Springs Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanque Verde, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Tanque Verde, AZ 10 
4.9 mi 7.9 km #8Turkey Creek Trail
Difficult
Mescal, AZ
Difficult
Mescal, AZ
5.3 mi 8.6 km #9Cactus Forest Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Tanque Verde, AZ
5.8 mi 9.3 km #10Heartbreak Ridge
Intermediate/Difficult
Mescal, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Mescal, AZ

Photos of Rincon Mountain District (East) - 163

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Just up the trail from Grass Shack there is a large rock off trail that's great for viewing the sunset!
Jun 10, 2019 near Tanque…, AZ
December is  fine time to hike Rincon Peak.
Jan 2, 2020 near Mescal, AZ
Snow and rain in the Desert - on the Tanque Verde Ridge Trail
Apr 29, 2015 near Tanque…, AZ
Great views on the way up Cow Head Saddle Trail
Jun 10, 2019 near Tanque…, AZ
Bridal Wreath Falls
Jan 3, 2020 near Tanque…, AZ
Flowering Saguaro along the Shantz trail.
Jun 28, 2016 near Tanque…, AZ
Javelinas foraging in the desert just off Squeeze Pen trail.
Jun 7, 2016 near Tanque…, AZ
The rocky summit of Rincon Peak rises out of ponderosa pine forests.
Jul 28, 2016 near Mescal, AZ